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Common Thyme
Scientific Name: Thymus vulgaris L.
Family: Lamiaceae
Common Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
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Thyme starts blooming in April in Phoenix
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-24, 26, 28-43
USDA: 7-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Mediterranean basin, southern France

Growth Habits: Shrubby perennial to 12 inches high (30 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water, good drainage

The foliage is a general disinfectant and can be used in a variety of dishes. It is a very important ingredient of the "herbes de Provence".
Thymus 'Orange Balsam'

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